Changing lives one step at a time


Our mission is to support the children of our community and region in there time of need and always working towards a greater good. We help those seeking help in a time of need. Our organization serves people of all races, creeds and religions. We do not discriminate. We merely support all children by serving as a guiding light.

Our Mission

Shoes from the Heart helping local children was started in 2012 in Macon Missouri. Donnie and Cindy Bonuchi started this ministry with the help of two Sunday school classes. Our first Mission was providing 65 pairs of brand new tennis shoes to the children at the Macon county head start. Since 2012 we have expanded to serving over 70 counties in Missouri and helping over 28,000 children. In 2017 we are expecting to give out around 36,000 pairs of shoes, while adding the rest of the state of Missouri to our territory. We have been blessed to have the support of regional communities and organizations along with corporate sponsors across Missouri and the Midwest helping us on our journey.

About Us

Official 501(c) 3 not for profit organization